John Cho, Allison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay cast in Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone reboot
The three actors will be seen in the CBS All Access reboot on the episode titled The Wunderkind, the channel announced on Monday on Twitter:
— CBS All Access (@CBSAllAccess) December 3, 2018
Erica Tremblay, Jacob's younger sister, will also be featuring on the episode. Apart from Jo, Tolman and Tremblay, the cast comprises Sanaa Lathan, Adam Scott and Kumail Nanjiani.
The new series will be handled by Peele, who will also be co-producing it, along with Win Rosenfeld, Audrey Chon, Carol Serling, Rick Berg and Greg Yaitanes.
The Twilight Zone will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films. The reboot is aiming for a debut in 2019.
The original series was created by Rob Sterling and aired on CBS for five seasons from 1959 to 1964. The tales, often accompanied by a moral, belonged to different genres, such as fantasy, science fiction, suspense, and psychological thriller and ended with a twist in the tale.
The show has been rebooted twice before, once in 1985 on CBS and again in 2002-2003, which ran on UPN.
Updated Date: Dec 04, 2018 18:43:10 IST
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